Books by Thomas B. Edsall

Released: Sept. 30, 2006

"Impressive political analysis, anchoring electoral trends in the larger demographic, social, business and moral environment."
A penetrating examination of the Republicans' permanent campaign—and the Democrats' still-formidable disadvantages—from Washington Post senior political reporter Edsall. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 28, 1991

"A powerful companion to Nicholas Lemann's The Promised Land (p. 32) and Kevin Phillips's The Politics of Rich and Poor (1990) in detailing the racial and class tensions that are rending America's social fabric and poisoning its body politic."
An incisive analysis from Washington Post journalist Edsall (The New Politics of Inequality, 1984) of the political equivalent of a continental drift: the electoral realignment in which Republicans have won the White House five out of the last six times since 1964. Read full book review >